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|This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.|
Serving the Salt Lake Millcreek and Granite Park LDS Stakes in South Salt Lake area.
Center Contacts and Hours
- 4220 South Jeannine Dr (420 E), Salt Lake City, UT 84107
FHC Director: Joanne Gines
- Tuesday and Wednesday 1:00 to 9:00pm.
- Training /Classes:Thursday: 3:00pm. - 9:00pm.
- For an appointment, please contact the director in advance at 1 801-264-4052.
- Closed for holidays and last two weeks of December.
Calendar and Events
FAMILY DISCOVERY DAY
Are You My Cousin?
SEPTEMBER 19, 2015.
1:00 P.M. TO 5:00 P.M.
- Classes on finding your ancestors
- Cultural Celebration...Share your Ancestry!!
- More to Come soon!!
Beginning Computer Skills
(Basic skills for even the timid.)
Legacy Family Tree Workshops
- Thursdays 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Family History Consultant Training
(All consultants and priesthood leaders welcome.)
- Thursdays 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Family History Classes
See weekly topics in the Calendar.
- Thursdays 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topics for Previous Classes:
“Basic Training for Family Search” (1st Thursday of each month)
Hands-on instruction to access and use FamilySearch applications including FS Family Tree, FS Wiki, FS Record Search, Training and Tutorials, etc. Addressing the specific needs of the patrons.
“Synchronizing between FamilySearch, Legacy Family Tree, and Ancestry Family Trees”
How to use the amazing new features in free LDS accounts for Ancestry.com to synchronize individuals and research between both our Ancestry Family Tree and FamilySearch Family Tree. This increases the power and efficiency of our work and helps us share the work with others more effectively.
“Adding Memories and Documents to Online Trees”
Review of scanning options at MFHC. How to add pictures, documents, letters, and other digital images to online family trees, as well as writing stories or transcriptions of such things as obituaries to document our ancestors’ lives. Touch on adding sources.
“Solving Family History Problems” (4th Thursday of each month)
We will help solve some of the problems submitted to us ahead of time. Some tricks and tips on how to avoid creating problems for yourself and those with whom you share your work.
Topics for This Month's Classes:
February 5: “Basic Training for FamilySearch”
February 12: Closed for “RootsTech 2015”
February 19: “Adding Sources to Family Trees”
February 26: “Solving Family History Problems”
“Adding Sources to Family Trees”
Review of how to add sources to FamilySearch Family Tree, Ancestry Trees and Legacy Family Tree and methods to share/synchronize between them. Best practices for sourcing and how to use sources to correct and expand research.
- FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
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Databases and Software
- FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
- Hardware and Equipment
- PC computers with internet access
- Wireless internet access for patron laptops, tablets, and mobile divices
- Microfiche reader
- Microfilm reader
- Laser printers (5 cents per copy)
- Scanner/Copier/Printer with Automatic Document Feeder and USB drive
- Kodak Picture Saver Scanning System PS50
- FlipPal portable scanner with built-in stitching software.
Refer to the Introduction to LDS Family History Centers page for a general outline of what to expect at Family History Centers.
Staff Research Specialties
Resources in the Local Area
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